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Making the most of Freshers’ Week
Freshers’ Week – your first week of university – has a whole lot of hype around it. The cultural significance of this rite of passage can be overwhelming. The pressure to have the time of your life is huge. Here’s how to make the most of this week so you get off on the right foot but […]
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A Parent’s Guide to Student Accommodation
Your teenager is off to university and needs somewhere to live – not sure where to start? We talk you through the ins and outs of the student accommodation options available these days. They’ve come a long way from your student digs, trust us. University-owned accommodation The most popular student accommodation option for ‘home’ i.e. […]
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Moving into Student Accommodation
For many, living away from home for the first time in student accommodation is a huge part of the university or college experience. It can be a daunting prospect but an exciting one. Follow our tips and you’ll settle in in no time. Get packing right While there is the temptation to stuff your whole […]
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Being a Good Neighbour
Renting your first flat can be an exciting prospect. However, this new independence comes with more responsibility. Don’t forget you’ll be sharing your building with other tenants and – importantly – homeowners. Follow our tips for being a good neighbour so you can all enjoy the best living experience possible. Introduce yourself Soon after you […]
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Property Market Updates – April 2018
When it comes to property, it can be difficult to decode those headlines and understand exactly what’s going on. We pride ourselves on bringing you the latest updates from the market, so you can make an informed choice. Prices are still on the up In a recent market update, we reported that prices in the […]
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Improve Instead of Move – What Renovations Add the Most Value?
With an unpredictable property market and the stress of moving, if you’re a homeowner with some capital, why not consider improving your home rather than selling up? You can add real value to your house with some investment and clever tips and tricks. Conservatory Don’t panic – you won’t need planning permission! If the new […]
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West End News Roundup
In this post we’re bringing you a little roundup of the relevant news from the area: The view from New York https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/07/realestate/house-hunting-in-scotland.html The popularity of the West End of Glasgow property market has extended across the pond. The New York Times recently cited the West End as a popular area to buy. Huh, so that’s […]
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Hillhead: Area Profile March 2018
Hillhead; the heart of the West End, is still beating strong, and is still one of the most sought-after areas to live. This trend shows no sign of slowing given the proximity to so many amenities and attractive sandstone properties. Compounding that is the quality of state and private schools in the area, not to mention […]
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Investing in a HMO: What You Need to Know
Rent in the UK Average rent prices are still on the rise virtually everywhere in the UK. House of Commons library rental figures show that rent prices have risen by as much as 11.5% in just one year; with rent in London increasing by 27.4% since the general election in 2010. In addition to this, […]
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